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Orange Shirt Day 2021

National Day For Truth and Reconciliation at OCAD University

Public reading of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s 94 Calls to Action at Butterfield Park followed by a virtual panel on “Cultivating Canada”, ten years after its 2011 publication.

Cultivating Canada: Reconciliation through the Lens of Cultural Diversity was the third and final volume in a series published by the Aboriginal Healing Foundation (AHF).

The fifth annual Orange Shirt Day at Ryerson University started yesterday September 29th with a virtual tour of Shingwauk Residential Schools Centre.

Plus a virtual beginner’s beading session with facilitator Cher Trudeau (Anishinaabe/Mohawk mother, artist, community and staff member).

Tea n Talk is a weekly, virtual event hosted by Aboriginal Students Services for students who identify as First Nations, Inuit, Metis, Canadian Indigenous (or those who identify by nation or community) at the university. (Ongoing).

Orange Shirt Day 2021 at University of Toronto; 2pm – 3:30 pm.

Join Hart House to learn about the story of Phyllis Webstad and her orange shirt, and hear a keynote address on “Truth Before Reconciliation” from award-winning author and former U of T Indigenous Studies instructor Lee Maracle.

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York University marks the day with a series of events and resources for the community to consider in taking time to learn and reflect. You can join today for: Reflections on the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation (virtual event), Speaking the Inuit Way exhibit introduces viewers to the diversity of the Inuit language, and a Virtual Roundtable organized by the Research on Language and Culture Contact in collaboration with the Canadian Language Museum.

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